Archive for the ‘Social Justice’ Category

People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?
October 2, 2017

People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?

When tragedy strikes, as it always does, how does the church respond? How can your church be a voice of hope in the midst of darkness?

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Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism by Drew G. I. Hart
July 15, 2016

Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism by Drew G. I. Hart

Racism is a flashpoint today, and it can be difficult for churches to even talk about it. But we need to be aware and willing to face the reality.

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How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election
April 13, 2016

How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election

In a divisive political season (and election), how can the church be a voice of grace, hope and love? We need to share the message of the gospel.

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Embracing MLK Day
January 16, 2016

Embracing MLK Day

Every year I'm a little bit amazed we have a national holiday for a pastor. And every year I'm a little bit amazed the church doesn't embrace it more fully. ...

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Ash Wednesday, Lent & Preparing for Easter on Social Media
February 16, 2015

Ash Wednesday, Lent & Preparing for Easter on Social Media

There are a lot of ways churches can approach Ash Wednesday and Lent (and some don't), but social media can help congregations prepare for Easter.

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Why & How Your Church Should Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 7, 2015

Why & How Your Church Should Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A holiday celebrating a pastor? Martin Luther King Jr. Day should be big in the church. Why and how to do it, including free social media graphics.

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social-justice Article
November 11, 2014

More Than Thank You: Supporting Veterans

Let's thank our veterans, yes, but let's also pray for them, pray for peace, and then lead the way to action. Here are a few ways to support veterans.

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Churches: Put Your Faith in Action, Not Passing Resolutions
October 23, 2014

Churches: Put Your Faith in Action, Not Passing Resolutions

We like to talk big, but we don't always put our faith in action. Don’t think that passing resolutions, singing, preaching or tweeting is the same as doing.

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When the Homeless Man Stole Cookies From a Church
September 3, 2014

When the Homeless Man Stole Cookies From a Church

"Church Presses Charges Against Homeless Man for Stealing Cookies." No matter the story behind that headline, your church is going to lose.

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How Is Your Church Responding to All the Pain in the World?
August 14, 2014

How Is Your Church Responding to All the Pain in the World?

There’s a lot of pain and anger and hurt in the world right now (like always). So how does your church respond and share hope and love to hurting people?

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Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Anthony Miller
July 23, 2014

Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Anthony Miller

The brand of the church should be described in one word—love. So until the brand of the church is love, our marketing sucks.

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Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Antwuan Malone
July 17, 2014

Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Antwuan Malone

Real influence often comes from doing, not shouting. But the church has been shouting from pulpits and political stumps and neglecting action.

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Fourth of July Frustrations
July 2, 2014

Fourth of July Frustrations

It's Independence Day in America, but is a patriotic party appropriate in church? Three reasons why you might want to tone down the Fourth of July festivities.

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Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank
February 5, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank

“Sometimes I very much doubt whether in the future anyone will be interested in all my tosh.” How wrong Anne Frank was.

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Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass
January 15, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass

A slave, turned free man, turned abolitionist used a holiday address to get in the faces of his oppressors. In this address, we find church communications gold.

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